Reigning Heineken Cup champions London Wasps will be up against ASM Clermont Auvergne, Llanelli Scarlets and Munster in Pool 5 when the 13th Heineken Cup tournament kicks-off with the Round 1 matches on the weekend of 9 / 10 /11 November, 2007.

The Pool draw was made at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, today (Wednesday, 20 June) when it was also announced that next season’s final will be played at the Millennium Stadium on the weekend of 24 / 25 May, 2008. It will be the fifth tournament final staged in the Welsh capital.

The draw kept the top seeds from each of the six nations apart with Wasps, Stade Français Paris, Leinster, Benetton Treviso, Glasgow Warriors and the Ospreys heading up the six Pools of four teams.


HEINEKEN CUP POOLS 2007 / 2008


POOL 1: Benetton Treviso; London Irish; Perpignan; Newport Gwent Dragons


POOL 2:Ospreys; Gloucester Rugby; Bourgoin; Ulster Rugby


POOL 3:Stade Francais Paris; Bristol Rugby; Cardiff Blues; Harlequins


POOL 4:Glasgow Warriors; Saracens; Biarritz Olympique; Viadana


POOL 5:London Wasps; ASM Clermont Auvergne; Llanelli Scarlets; Munster


POOL 6:Leinster; Leicester Tigers; Toulouse; Edinburgh Rugby